Marvin Rotrand

Montreal’s Largest English School Board Recognizes May as Jewish Heritage Month

Dec. 22, 2021 MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada has successfully launched a national campaign urging school boards, cities and other public groups to adopt motions that will recognize every May as Jewish Heritage Month. We wish to tip our proverbial hat to the English Montreal School Board (EMSB) — the largest English school board in …

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Welcoming Marvin Rotrand – New National Director of the League of Human Rights

For the first time in 40 years, Marvin Rotrand’s name was not on the ballot paper for Montreal’s municipal elections. The longest-serving councillor, who represented the Snowdon district for 39 years under eight different mayors, has left city politics for a new position. As National Director of B’nai Brith’s League of Human Rights, he is …

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Montreal’s Senior Jewish Politician Marvin Rotrand Ponders What’s Next

Quebec Confidential July 9, 2017 MONTREAL – Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre has done a lot of things Montreal’s Jewish community is grateful for, including a moving mission to Israel and helping launch B’nai Brith’s annual Yom HaShoah ceremony at City Hall. However, his dismissal of a high-ranking and long-serving Jewish city councillor from a prestigious post is not …

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